Manufacturing Engineer

  • Manufacturing
  • Heerenveen, Nederland

Manufacturing Engineer


Working for a world leader? Optimize processes, increase efficiency and formalize a production line? Get started as a Manufacturing Engineer at Zebra Technologies! A great job in an internationally-oriented company with opportunities.

Zebra Technologies is a world leader in barcode printing and scanning equipment. Zebra is a leading US multinational company with the distribution and repair in Heerenveen. The distribution center in Heerenveen has about 195 employees. The atmosphere is friendly, open and result oriented.

Zebra empowers those on the front line in retail, healthcare, transportation and logistics, manufacturing and other industries to achieve a performance edge - an edge that translates to delighted customers, good patient outcomes and superior business results.

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to assemble and configure Zebra products according to customer specifications. Designs, develops, analyzes, and implements manufacturing processes. Leads/supports various operational groups, such as configuration, repair and warehouse operations, in determining root cause and resolution of performance related issues. Supports various operational groups in cost reduction of existing processes and parts. Develops and implements process improvements to existing products to support cost reduction goals. This function is operating in a matrix organization.

This role contains the following activities:

  • Leads internal design meetings to plan design or design review activities;
  • Completes all phases of design projects on a variety of levels at different complexity;
  • Develop systems and processes for automated test and assembly solution to support product reconfigurations, final assembly and test;
  • Test software sustaining / development & test circuit design for manufacturing test systems that perform calibration & functional testing of electronic devices;
  • Reviews recommended improvements based on analysis and documentation. Implements necessary recommendations;
  • Designs complex test experiments. Oversees execution of test experiments and reviews results;
  • Maintains an understanding in multiple technical areas and a knowledge of latest technology and design techniques;
  • Understands customer needs and reflects those needs in design work;
  • Develops positive relationships with other engineering disciplines and other functions, such as sales, manufacturing, and marketing to support client needs;
  • May develop new tools to aid in the analysis and solving of problems. Provides resolutions to a diverse range of complex problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of a variety of factors;
  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.


We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer with 5 years (of more) experience in a similar workspace. Beside:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering Discipline;
  • Experience in the electrical & software development, deployment and support of manufacturing test system;
  • Can demonstrate knowledge in one or more programming languages, C++, C#, Java, TestStand/LabVIEW;
  • Advanced level of understanding of the manufacturing engineering discipline & equipment;
  • Strong understanding of sustainable design practices;
  • LEAN experience;
  • Experience in developing assembly processes.

Working at Zebra Technologies, means that you are going to work in an internationally-oriented company with enthusiastic colleagues. The establishment in Heerenveen is a great place to work with a nice working atmosphere.

Interested? Apply and we will contact you. Please make sure that your letter and resume are in English.